Tag: soft heart

Parenting Tips from the 10 Commandments (Deuteronomy)

Parenting Tips from the 10 Commandments (Deuteronomy)

Here we address the real reason God gave us the 10 Commandments and how we can use this information to share the gospel with our children every day.

February 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Parenting the Heart, Not Behavior

Parenting the Heart, Not Behavior

God cares about our hearts – the motivation behind our behaviors. As Christian parents, we should too.

May 8, 2014 | By | 11 Replies More
Are You Raising a Pharisee or a David?

Are You Raising a Pharisee or a David?

Christian parents want children who follow the Lord. But what that looks like might not be what we’d expect.

March 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Helping Children Understand Sin – An Object Lesson

Helping Children Understand Sin – An Object Lesson

Talking to kids about sin doesn’t have to be too serious. Use this simple spring-time object lesson to make a lasting impression.

May 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Talking to Kids About Sanctification

Talking to Kids About Sanctification

Perfectionism is a burden that no one should carry. As Christian parents, we can help our children understand that God does not call us to be perfect but sanctified. Here you will learn how to communicate this concept to your children in a way they can understand.

June 30, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Christian Parenting: It’s Heart Work

Christian Parenting: It’s Heart Work

Parenting is not an easy job – it is hard work. It is also *heart* work. Keeping the right focus can help us parent the part of our kids that has eternal value: the heart.

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Harsh Punishments – Why They Don’t Work

Harsh Punishments – Why They Don’t Work

In the heat of the moment it can be very tempting to punish our children severely. We may even feel justified in doing so. But is it effective? This article will look at the reasons why punishments don’t work and some implications for Christian parents.

May 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Intentional Misbehaviors: “I Don’t Care!”

Intentional Misbehaviors: “I Don’t Care!”

What do you do when your child doesn’t seem to care? Addressing a hard heart is an important task for all Christian parents. Here we will identify some examples of intentional misbehaviors, what God has to say about hard hearts and what you can do to effectively address them.

March 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Helping Children Understand the Importance of the Heart

Helping Children Understand the Importance of the Heart

Parenting a child’s heart rather than just his behavior is the call of every Christian parent. Here we explore a fun activity you can do with your kids to help them understand the concept that outward behavior reflects inward attitudes.

February 27, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More